Book Activities for "Ganesha's Sweet Tooth"

Grade Levels
Resource Types
Product Rating
4.0
File Type
PDF (Acrobat) Document File
Be sure that you have an application to open this file type before downloading and/or purchasing.
3.31 MB   |   35 pages

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

About this book

Ganesha's Sweet Tooth

Authors: Sanjay Patel and Emily Haynes
Publisher:  Chronicle Books
Pub Year: 2012 
Ages: 4-8
Grades: K-3
Summary: An original story based on Hindu mythology, this
book tells the story about how Ganesha's love of sweets led
to a broken tusk and the writing of the epic poem,
the Mahabharata.

Reading Level: 3.6
Interest Level: K-2

Reviews:
   Kirkus Reviews (09/15/12)
   School Library Journal (10/01/12)
   Booklist (10/15/12)
  The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books (01/13)

Special Awards and Honors
South Asia Book Award – Highly recommended
Ezra Jack Keats New Writer and New Illustrator Award – 2013
Georgia Children’s Picturebook Award—2014-2015 Nominee
Panda Books shortlist – 2013-2014
Notable Books for a Global Society -- 2013

These activities can be used for individual, small group,
or whole class. Small groups could be working on different activities
at the same time. The book can be read aloud and selected
activities done in class. They could be useful laminated
and in a literacy center. Depending on grade level, they could
be used for remediation or enrichment.

There are 14 activities and 35 pages.

Activities include:
three most important events
remembering the story with partial answer key
vocabulary cards (23 cards) to be used for memory
or other word work (3 pages)
students may type the words on a paper keyboard (link here)
using the word cards
definition cards (23 cards) to be used for memory
or other word work (3 pages)
blank word map for more vocabulary work
cause and effect with answer key
comprehension questions on cards with answer on adjoining
cards. Make a duplicate of each for a quick answer key
5 pages and 22 questions
cloze reading with answer key
word search with answer key
bio-poem
friends (writing)
summarizing activity with answer key
creating a magazine ad for the story
picture this-drawing and writing about parts of the story

See more of my book activities at:
http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Store/Patricia-Williams-3482

Thanks for looking at my work!


Keywords: Novel study, book study, picture book study, literature unit























Total Pages
35
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
N/A

Average Ratings

4.0
Overall Quality:
4.0
Accuracy:
4.0
Practicality:
4.0
Thoroughness:
4.0
Creativity:
4.0
Clarity:
4.0
Total:
1 rating
COMMENTS AND RATINGS:
Please log in to post a question.
PRODUCT QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS:
$3.00
Digital Download
ADD ONE TO CART
User Rating: 3.9/4.0
 (9 Followers)
$3.00
Digital Download
ADD ONE TO CART
Book Activities for "Ganesha's Sweet Tooth"
Book Activities for "Ganesha's Sweet Tooth"
Book Activities for "Ganesha's Sweet Tooth"
Book Activities for "Ganesha's Sweet Tooth"